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  • Trump woke up on the wrong side of the bed—and the wrong side of the Mueller investigation—this week.
  • The NY Times has a damning story on how rotten things are at Facebook is now: "While Mr. Zuckerberg has conducted a public apology tour in the last year, Ms. Sandberg has overseen an aggressive lobbying campaign to combat Facebook’s critics, shift public anger toward rival companies and ward off damaging regulation. Facebook employed a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activist protesters, in part by linking them to the liberal financier George Soros. It also tapped its business relationships, lobbying a Jewish civil rights group to cast some criticism of the company as anti-Semitic."
  • A man shouted pro-Nazi and pro-Trump slogans during a performance of Fiddler on the Roof in Baltimore last night: "The man, who had been seated in the balcony, began shouting 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump.' Immediately after that, 'People started running...I’ll be honest, I was waiting to hear a gunshot. I thought, 'Here we go.''"
  • Michael Avenatti was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge which he has denied (he also implied that Jacob Wohl, the rightwing troll who was caught trying to bring false sexual assault charges against Robert Mueller, was behind it).
  • The British government is in crisis after multiple cabinet ministers resigned over Brexit-related woes.
  • Trump can't help but make fun of his sycophants as well.
  • Amanda Hess writes about the end of endings, and the unsettling purgatory of news and entertainment in which we are suspended.
  • Hundreds of public school staffers will reportedly lose their offices because of New York’s Amazon deal.
  • Will "Amazon tech bros" also ruin NYC's dating scene?
  • And on a different front, Amazon will produce eight horror features with Blumhouse Television, with the former saying that the films “are envisioned as ‘elevated’ thrillers or stories with dark themes.”
  • And finally, this is just what I do now: